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CHURCHILL, W.: Island Race (The) (Abridged)

    
      

 

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CHURCHILL, W.: Island Race (The) (Abridged)

Here is a history of Britain by one of its finest statesmen, a man who had himself crucially shaped events during perhaps the greatest crisis of modern times. Churchill’s resonant prose brings to vivid and compelling life the political, constitutional and military landmarks of our history his purpose, to show that a sense of how man may live decently and democratically grew from the heritage of these islands.



Disc 1

  The Island Race
1.   Play with flash player Introduction 00:03:16
2.   Play with flash player Julius Caesar 00:07:03
3.   Play with flash player The Saxons 00:04:21
4.   Play with flash player The Vikings and King Alfred 00:09:07
5.   Play with flash player King Harold 00:07:28
6.   Play with flash player King Henry II 00:04:48
7.   Play with flash player King Richard I 00:02:57
8.   Play with flash player King John 00:04:02
9.   Play with flash player King Edward I 00:06:01
10.   Play with flash player King Edward III 00:07:53
11.   Play with flash player The Black Death 00:03:53
12.   Play with flash player King Richard II 00:03:19
13.   Play with flash player King Henry V 00:05:36
14.   Play with flash player Joan Of Arc 00:04:02
15.   Play with flash player King Richard III 00:03:50


Disc 2

  The Island Race
1.   Play with flash player The Battle Of Bosworth Field 00:03:19
2.   Play with flash player Henry VII 00:07:53
3.   Play with flash player Henry VIII 00:01:47
4.   Play with flash player Queen Mary 00:02:16
5.   Play with flash player Queen Elizabeth I 00:05:40
6.   Play with flash player The Spanish Armada 00:05:58
7.   Play with flash player King James VI 00:00:49
8.   Play with flash player The New World 00:02:48
9.   Play with flash player King Charles I 00:04:22
10.   Play with flash player Oliver Cromwell 00:04:39
11.   Play with flash player The Second Civil War 00:03:23
12.   Play with flash player The English Republic 00:03:55
13.   Play with flash player The Plague 00:01:25
14.   Play with flash player King James II 00:07:11
15.   Play with flash player William Of Orange 00:06:47
16.   Play with flash player The Battle Of Blenheim 00:02:34
17.   Play with flash player The Battle Of Ramillies 00:04:07
18.   Play with flash player King George I 00:03:40
19.   Play with flash player The Jacobites 00:06:43


Disc 3

  The Island Race
1.   Play with flash player King George III 00:02:43
2.   Play with flash player The British Empire 00:02:43
3.   Play with flash player The French Revolution 00:05:49
4.   Play with flash player The Battle OF Trafalgar 00:06:41
5.   Play with flash player Napoleon 00:02:52
6.   Play with flash player Wellington 00:04:59
7.   Play with flash player The Hundred Days War 00:07:04
8.   Play with flash player The Industrial Revolution 00:03:58
9.   Play with flash player King William IV 00:05:56
10.   Play with flash player The Toll Puddle 'Martyrs' 00:03:04
11.   Play with flash player The Great Exhibition 00:01:36
12.   Play with flash player The Crimean War 00:04:12
13.   Play with flash player Gladstone and Disraeli 00:05:01
14.   Play with flash player The War in Egypt 00:04:11
15.   Play with flash player The Reform Bill 00:06:00
16.   Play with flash player The Labour Party 00:03:14
17.   Play with flash player The Boer War 00:05:46
18.   Play with flash player Epilogue 00:01:48

Total Playing Time: 03:54:29






Author(s):
Churchill, Winston

Reader(s):
Heath, Edward; Souza, Edward de

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: History

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: NA304712

Barcode: 0730099004725

Release Date: 04/1995

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